Since becoming a teacher eighteen years ago I have worked in a variety of different school across Yorkshire. I joined Rastrick High School in 2016 as the first Director of Humanities and have since moved into the role of Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning. Two things that have remained constant throughout my roles are my passion to help teachers be the best that they can be and an absolute belief that this job is a privilege. As teachers we are privileged to see young children, supported by committed professionals, transition into young adults and achieve amazing things on the way!
Assistant Headteacher Achievement & Support
As Assistant Headteacher, I oversee Achievement and Support across KS3 to establish a positive climate for learning for all students. Furthermore, I am the strategic lead for whole school attendance and punctuality.
Assistant Headteacher Quality of Education.
I am Assistant Head Teacher leading Quality of Education. I am a firm believer that as well as continuing to achieve outstanding results consistently we are all responsible in ensuring students are set up with the skills to become successful in the future. I have always been proud to work in a school with outstanding practitioners and students.
We have developed an excellent culture at Rastrick that rewards our students for the effort they make in both formal lessons and through our wide-ranging enrichment programme. The enjoyment our students get from these programmes is perhaps our greatest achievement as a school.